Friday, February 24, 2017

Science of the Week, 2/24/17

This week's most exciting science news has to be the discovery of seven exoplanets, of which three could potentially support life. Here's NASA's (non-rogue) article

Here are some of the other interesting science news articles I read this week:

Researchers use Big-Brother tech to spy on bumblebees

Crowdsourcing effort helps researchers predict how a molecule will smell

Do racism and sexism go together?

The reasons for our left or right-handedness

Researchers are first to see DNA "blink"

Extracting uranium from seawater could help nuclear power play a larger role in a carbon-free energy future

Researchers document second case of "Down syndrome" in chimps

Liquid hydrogen may be way forward for sustainable air travel


Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

That was big news.
Of course, Pluto is less than thrilled...

Pat Dilloway said...

I'd like to go to one of those planets right about now.

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